World History EXTRA CREDIT: ATTEND THE CARY CHINESE LANTERN FESTIVAL. Write a brief paragraph explaining the purpose behind the festival, what did you learn, and what was the most memorable display and why. Worth 5 points! Due by January 16, 2018 UNIT 5: Ancient Greece
HOMEWORK: Week of January 8, 2018 Monday - Wednesday - Review midterm topics and prepare for midterm. Thursday - Complete Khan Academy Olympic article and questions. https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/ancient-art-civilizations/greek-art/beginners-guide-greece/a/olympic-games Class Assignments this week: Text book: Chapter 5, section 2, 3 Vocab terms: polis, acropolis, monarchy, aristocracy, oligarchy, democracy, alliance, direct democracy, stipend. Page 114, questions 3, 4, 5 Sparta vs. Athens diagram Khan Academy Olympic article questions Last Week: Tuesday - Classwork - Refresh and complete the following assignment: Read in text pp. 102-104. Vocab terms: Minoan, Mycenae, Homer Questions: What happened to the Minoan civilization? Who is Homer and why is he remembered? Write answers in your composition book. THEN: read the following article: https://www.thoughtco.com/greek-gods-myths-and-legends-119894?print Homework: List of the Greek Gods - fill in your worksheet from December - give a brief summary of each God. https://www.thoughtco.com/major-greek-gods-118719 Wednesday - Classwork - read Chapter 5, section 4 Vocab to define: logic, rhetoric, tragedy, and comedy. Answer questions on page 119 - #1, 3b, 5a, 5b Homework - Finish classwork.
Last Year's assignments: Wednesday - "Whose the God" Research your Greek God. Due Friday. Thursday - Complete project. CLASSWORK: Monday - Read in text pp. 102-104. Vocab terms: Minoan, Mycenae, Homer Questions: What happened to the Minoan civilization? Who is Homer and why is he remembered? Write answers in your composition book
Egypt Unit Classwork and Homework below: Monday - Finish graphic organizer started in class. Use notes to complete. Study for Egypt Quiz for Thursday. Use Study guide for reference. Tuesday - Study for Quiz. Wednesday - Study for Quiz Rotating Homework assignment: For 8 nights, one student will be going home with a book about Ancient Egypt. You will flip through the entire book to get a sense of Ancient Egypt. You will also select a specific topic from the table of contents (page 5) and read that section in full. (This assignment will occur for one student each night, for the next 8 school nights) In your composition notebook, you will answer the following questions? 1. After flipping through the book, name two things that you saw that made you stop and read - what were they and why did you stop to learn more? 2. From the detailed section you explored, why did you want to read about that specific topic? 3. What did you learn - be specific with examples. 4. Was there anything in the book that you discovered that truly surprised you - why?
FOR THE QUIZ - STUDY THE FOLLOWING CONCEPTS AND TERMS: Features of a civilization - page 16/17 Why is food so important in creating a civilization? Map of Egypt with major geographical features and bodies of water. Vocab terms: pictogram/hieroglyphs, Book of the Dead, Pharaoh, dynasty, the Rosetta Stone, mummification, papyrus. Egyptian religion/myths Egyptian government How the pyramids were built and what theories have been disproved - which theories are still in place? Importance of the Nile River. Major accomplishments of the various dynasties through Old, Middle, and New Kingdom.
Last Week's assignments: MONDAY - Complete map packet of Ancient Egypt. Also finish reading in text pp. 24-27. Answer questions 3, 4, 6, in composition notebook.
Articles on Osiris: http://www.egyptianmyths.net/mythisis.htm https://www.ancient.eu/osiris/ http://ancientegyptonline.co.uk/isiso.html
Article on Ancient Egyptians: https://www.ancient.eu/Egyptian_Religion/ https://discoveringegypt.com/egyptian-video-documentaries/mystery-of-the-rosetta-stone/ http://www.ancient-egypt-online.com/ancient-egypt-technology.html
Egypt Videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jpb4_K7gMzc Old Kingdom history, teacher Keith Hughs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlryIW6Rg10 Book of the Dead, History Channel https://topdocumentaryfilms.com/naked-science-pyramids/